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Preparation H Cooling Gel is a product that provides rapid cooling relief from painful burning, itching, and swelling caused by hemorrhoids. It helps to promote skin healing and reduce inflammation. It works by reducing inflammation, narrowing blood vessels, and potentially promoting skin healing, which can provide temporary relief from hemorrhoid symptoms.
Preparation H contains vitamin E and aloe for soothing, cool relief of external hemorrhoid symptoms. It works by temporarily shrinking hemorrhoidal tissue, relieving local itching, discomfort, and irritation caused by hemorrhoids. The gel formula is not sticky or messy, making it easy to use.
Use and Dosage
To use Preparation H Cool Gel:
- Clean the affected area with mild soap and warm water and pat dry.
- Apply a small amount of gel to the affected area up to four times daily, especially before bedtime and after each bowel movement.
- Gently massage the gel into the skin around the affected area.
- Wash your hands thoroughly after applying the gel.
Use only the recommended amount and frequency of the gel as directed by the product label or as instructed by a healthcare professional. If symptoms persist or worsen, or if you have bleeding, unusual discharge, or severe pain, seek medical advice.
Common Side Effects of Preparation H Cool Gel (With Bio Dyne - non-Rx):
- Blurred vision
- Increased blood pressure
- Pounding in your neck or ears
- Rectal bleeding
- Severe headache
- Severe irritation inside or around your rectum
Serious Side Effects of Preparation H Cool Gel (With Bio Dyne - non-Rx):
- Signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat
Forms and Strength
Preparation H Cool Gel (With Bio Dyne - non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:
Preparation H Cool Gel: Gel
- Preparation H Cool Gel is for external use only and should not be applied inside the rectum.
- Avoid contact with the eyes and mouth. If contact occurs, rinse thoroughly with water.
- Do not apply the gel to open wounds or damaged skin.
- People who are allergic to any of the ingredients in the gel should not use it.
- If the condition worsens or symptoms persist after using the gel, seek medical advice.
- Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult a healthcare professional before using it.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Is Preparation H Cooling Gel safe to use?
As with any medication or topical product, read and follow the product label instructions carefully. If you experience any adverse reactions, such as itching, burning, or rash, stop using the product immediately and consult a healthcare provider.
How long does it take for Preparation H Cooling Gel to work?
The cooling gel provides rapid relief from hemorrhoid symptoms and may help to reduce swelling and itching in as little as 10 minutes.
How should I store Preparation H Cooling Gel?
Store Preparation H Cooling Gel at room temperature (between 68-77°F) and away from heat and direct sunlight.
It's important to purchase Preparation H Cool Gel from verified Canadian pharmacy.